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PEID: 11787

ROP: 105458

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Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median

People Cluster: Kurd

Language: Northern Kurdish - (kmr)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Jordan

Also found in: Armenia; Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Bahrain; Belgium; Canada; France; Georgia; Germany; Iran; Italy; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Lebanon; Netherlands; Russia; Syria; Turkey; United Kingdom; Uzbekistan

Population: 8,200

Global Population: 17,804,400

PEID: 11787

ROP: 105458

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Northern Kurds of Jordan, numbering 8,200, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Kurd people cluster within the Persian-Median affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 17,804,400 in 22 countries. Their primary language is Northern Kurdish. The primary religion practiced by the Northern Kurds is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

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